Laboratory Medicine and Quality Assurance

Table. 1.

List of tests in Korean hospitals without designated critical values, yet assigned by expert panels and major healthcare institutes abroad

Analyte Mayo Stanford RCPA CLSI GP47
Amylase/lipase O
Ammonia O O O
Anion gap O
Carboxyhemoglobin O O
Cortisol O
Creatine kinase (total) O O
C-reactive protein O
Free T4 O
Iron O
Lactic acid (lactate) O O
Lithium O O
Methemoglobin O
Urate O
Urea O

Abbreviations: Mayo, Mayo Clinic; Stanford, Stanford University Medical Center; RCPA, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia; CLSI, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALT, alanine transaminase.

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